I knew I’d been feeling tired. But when I saw the data [boom. Sexy data!] from my first night with my new Jawbone UP a couple of weeks ago, I was truly shocked. “Sweetie… You’re tired because you got 4 1/2 hours sleep!” said the voice in my head. The scary thing is, I have […]
Yesterday was Food Day, so we took some time to celebrate nutrition with 3 Sweet Ways to Cut Sugar. If you didn’t see it, definitely take some time to read up on the dangers of sugar and artificial sweeteners; we have some great tips for weaning it out of your diet. Did our tips help you […]
For years, complementary medicine has taken heat from the allopathic medicine world. Cutting terms like “quack” and “witch doctor” have been thrown around brutally, but the stigma is finally beginning to shake off. With more data showing the benefits of holistic healthcare, more patients are turning to alternative treatments. I recently read an interesting article […]
The American College of Healthcare Sciences is committed to helping students achieve their academic goals. Every year, ACHS partners with Imagine America to offer the ACHS Adult Skills Education Program Scholarship (ASEP) in the form of a one-time $1000 tuition scholarship. The College awards up to 10 ASEP scholarships each year!
I went to a great session on Twitter at Wordstock in Portland at the beginning of October, presented by the entertaining Nichole Bernier (@NicholeBernier). It was supposed to be about social media in general, but the entire session was overtaken by Twitter. The group (mostly literary types) ranged from Twitter fiends to Twitter virgins, but […]
Wonderful readers … we couldn’t be more excited to announce that the American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) has been named a 2014 Military Friendly School® by G.I. Jobs magazine in recognition for our commitment to high-quality online education for military students. G.I. Jobs magazine is the premier publication for military personnel transitioning into civilian […]
“I am so excited to be a part of furthering the field of Aromatherapy. It is a modality I am passionate about and believe its safe practice can offer health support to people from all walks of life, both in the U.S. and internationally,” says Amanda Lattin, American College of Healthcare Sciences researcher and faculty […]
Humans have utilized plants for healing for centuries. In fact, until the 20th century, pharmaceutical preparations originated from medicinal plants and other natural substances. Medicinal plants use the physical energy of the plant in the form of an active chemical constituent. Alkaloids, glycosides, saponins, and bitter principles are just a few of the constituents found […]
Here’s something new for all you golfers looking to improve your game—Swing Trust Oil. According to developer Chad Van Den Top, this handy dandy aromatherapy blend of essential oils like bergamot, ylang ylang, and clary sage comes in a “easy-to-sniff flask that clips to your golf bag”. So, “whenever golf gets you down, Van Den […]
This year the lavender flowers grew in hearty through June, as our infamous April showers brought us flowers! At the start of July, our annual You-Pick Lavender event started, bringing with it the spirit of summer!
Portland radio personality Mike Darcy recently interviewed me about the health benefits of basil for his show In the Garden! Basil has been prolific in Portland, Oregon, gardens this year. Hopefully you were able to harvest your basil or perhaps you’re still looking around your garden and thinking, What am I going to do with […]